Oaxaca is a colonial city in Mexico that consists of
charming cobblestone courtyards, significant historical
plazas, and old stone buildings. The city also has plenty
of opportunities for shopping and sightseeing and also
hosts many different types of events. One of the most
well-known events is the Oaxaca food festival. Each year
in October, thousands of people attend the weeklong Food
of the Gods Festival, which features cooking classes and
restaurant tours. If you’re planning to go to the
lively city, there are many different options for Oaxaca accommodations. Most Oaxaca hotels are moderately priced
and are located near the Zocalo, or the heart of the city
where friends meet for lunch and government business is
conducted. Oaxaca accommodations usually include a free
breakfast and its common for hotels to offer free tours of the city to their guests.
If you’re looking for hotels in Oaxaca with spacious rooms to accommodate your entire family, you might enjoy the Casa Cid de Leon. Located in downtown Oaxaca, this small colonial-style hotel has four luxuriously decorated suites with modern accents such as fresh cut flowers in each room, making it a charming choice for lodging in Oaxaca. Some of the suites have several balconies, while others have separate sitting rooms or multiple bedrooms. Included in the nightly rate of the room is a tour of the city, transportation to and from the airport, and juice and coffee each morning. Guests will also enjoy a complimentary tour of Oaxaca.
A less expensive option of Oaxaca hotels is the
Hotel Aitana. This modern boutique hotel is located just
eight blocks from the Zocalo, or the central square of
Oaxaca. The well-lit and nicely decorated rooms hold
two twin beds, two doubles, or a king. The bathrooms are
especially spacious. A downstairs restaurant serves
a morning breakfast while the hotel bar is crowded every
night. Laundry and dry cleaning service are available
at an additional charge.
Las Golondrinas is one of several affordable hotels in Oaxaca. Each room of the 29 unit hotel is furnished with two twins or one full-sized bed, a small desk and chair, and a door or window opening up to a patio. The highlight of the hotel is the small breakfast served each morning in an outdoor garden café. Las Golondrinas should be booked several months in advance, as it is one of the most popular Oaxaca hotels.
Whether you’re headed to Oaxaca for business or
pleasure, there are many comfortable and affordable Oaxaca
accommodations to choose from. If you’re planning
to stay in Oaxaca during the busy winter season or during
the Oaxaca food festival, it’s recommended that
you book hotels in Oaxaca two or three months in advance.
Oaxaca attracts people from Mexico and abroad during the winter because of the beautiful weather and festive